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MEADE 10" F/8 LX850 ACF OTA

$3,999.00

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Click here to read our review of the Meade LX850 f/8 telescopes for astrophotography! 

 

The Meade 10" f/8 ACF Schmidt-Cassegrain utilizes Meade’s award-winning Advanced Coma-Free™ (ACF™) optics and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for high contrast, sharp images and views. With the appropriate mount, the 10" f/8 is the perfect tool for imaging of small galaxies and planetary nebulae.

 

 

The Meade LX850 f/8 telescopes are powerful astrographs when paired with an adequate mount.

 

The 10" OTA employs an f/8 optical system with diffraction-limited optics and high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field. The low-expansion oversized primary mirror delivers extra aperture and prevents thermal expansion of the mirror.

 

 

100% crops of the Helix Nebula taken with the Meade 12" f/8 LX850 OTA showing excellent stars.

 

Features an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed 7:1 reduction control that provides smooth, precise focusing at any magnification. Includes precision machined Losmandy-style dovetail rail mated to the tube with wide-stance radius blocks for rock-steady mounting, and front and rear dust covers.

 

Clear aperture
254 mm (10")
Optical design
Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)
Optical coatings
UHTC
Focal length
2032 mm
Focal ratio
f/8
Resolving power (Dawe's limit) 0.456 arc-seconds
Limiting magnitude 15.8
Highest magnification 508 x (theoretical)
Focuser Internal Crayford-style, zero image shift, dual speed 7:1
Dovetail Losmandy-style with radius blocks
Weight 14.97 kg
SKU ME-1008-80-01

 

Helix Nebula with Meade 12" f/8 LX850 OTA

 

The Helix Nebula by Adriano Massatani | Meade 12" f/8 LX850, 10 Micron GM2000 HPS, QHY 268C, Antlia ALP-T Golden filter.

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